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29. Robert5 Hamilton (James6, Robert7, John8) (#23) was born in Law Of Mauldslie, Carluke, Lks, Sct 21 Nov 1831. Robert died 28 Nov 1907 in Summit Park, Rockland, Ny, at 76 years of age. His body was interred 1 Dec 1907 in Summit Park Cem, Rockland, Ny.

He married Maria Shuart 24 Feb 1859. (Maria Shuart is #113.) Maria was born in Nj 21 Feb 1839. Maria was the daughter of John Y Shuart and Hannah Banper. Maria died 22 Jan 1892 in Spring Valley, Rockland, Ny, at 52 years of age. Her body was interred 25 Jan 1892 in Summit Park Cem, Rockland, Ny.

He was christened in Carluke, Lks, Sct, 8 Dec 1831. "Lowlander" per Helen Hamilton Ackerly July 1996. 1860 census: roll#851, Town of Ramapo, Rockland Co, NY. p.499 l.28 enumerated 3 Jul 1860. Post Office Nyack. Ages given in this census are junk (says age 27). Says occupation=wheelright [sic] 1880 census: Ramapo Township, Rockland Co, NY. v.86 e.d.57 p.4 l.28. Says occupation=wheelright [sic] unemployed 8 months during the census year. 1900 census: Ramapo Township, Rockland Co, NY. e.d.74 p.1 l.60: says born Dec 1830, immigrated to US 1833, naturalized. No occupation given. Scottish Church Records CDROM: Robert Hamilton, son of James Hamilton and Isabella Gilchrist, christened 8 December 1831, Carluke, Lanark, Scotland, FHL film#=1042969, frame 706, source batch# C116294; also film#0102892. There is no marriage record found for this couple. Helen Hamilton Ackerly's recalls Isabella's maiden name, and the family tree by Bruce Hamilton c.1970 from memory of James Allan Hamilton also shows Gilchrist. The associated microfilm reads "Robert son to James Hamilton and Isabella Gilchrist in Law of Mauldslie on the 21 Novr baptized 8th Dec 1831". Law of Mauldslie is shown on the Ordnance Survey "Pathfinder" series map of Carluke. It is WNW of Carluke and just south of Law. -------------------------- PASSENGER LISTS: found James Hamilton accompanied by Isabella and Robert in roll#40 of "Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New Yor, 1820-1846", accession #2446 (National Archives, 1934). age: 2, port of entry: New York, destination: US, name of vessel: Francis, date of arrival: 25 Nov 1833 (from Greenock). A4600. nationality and last permanent residence: Scot. Original passenger list is microcopy #M237, roll#21, 28 Aug 1833 - 10 Feb 1834, "Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 1820-1897". -------------------------- !DEATH: from 1944 typescript by Alice E. DeBaun, "from loose sheets in Shuart Bible... Robert Hamilton d. Nov.28-1907 ae. 78 yrs. 7 da. !DEATH: per printout of Summit Park Cemetery dated 03/07/96 from Sally Dewey. grave 12/I, #185, undertaker: P.S. Van Orden/Sons, d. 11/29/1907, age 78y His headstone in Summit Park Cemetery wrongly gives his birth year as 1830 (noted by Bruce Hamilton Aug 1997).

Robert Hamilton and Maria Shuart had the following children:

child + 16 i. George4 Hamilton was born 28 Nov 1859.

child 30 ii. James Hamilton (#209) was born 1864. James died 1865 in Spring Valley, Rockland, New York, at 1 year of age. DEATH: from typescript by Alice E. DeBaun 1944, "from loose sheets in Shuart Bible. Newspaper clippings, in Bible. (1865) ... HAMILTON-- At Spring Valley on 6th inst. James youngest son of Robert and Maria Hamilton a. 1 yr. 11 mo. 17 days. "Little Jamie thou hast left us, And thy loss we deeply feel But 'tis God who hath ereft us He can all our sorrows heal.""

child 31 iii. Jessie Hamilton (#115) was born in Rockland, New York, Usa Jan 1870. She married George W Miller. (George W Miller is #134.) BIRTH: birth year per 1880 census, 1880 census: Ramapo Township, Rockland Co, NY. v.86 e.d.57 p.4 l.31 birth year confirmed (with month Jan 1870) 1900 census: Ramapo Township, Rockland Co, NY. e.d.74 p.1 l.61 sp.Geo W. Miller per Helen Hamilton Ackerly July 1996.

child 32 iv. Edith Hamilton (#116) was born in Rockland, New York, Usa 1875. She married Robert Black. (Robert Black is #138.) BIRTH: birth year per 1880 census: Ramapo Township, Rockland Co, NY. v.86 e.d.57 p.4 l.32. per Helen Hamilton Ackerly letter of 3 Mar 1998: Edith and Robert Black lived at 42 Henry St., Brooklyn, for many years. They lived there during the 1930s and 1940s. They had a summer home in New City, Rockland, NY, where they spent every weekend. In the winter they drove up from Brooklyn every Sunday and visited Archibald, Dorothy, and family every Sunday afternoon. Robert was a shoe cutter as was his son Jim.

child 33 v. William Hamilton (#87) was born in Rockland, Ny 17 Jan 1878. William died 25 Apr 1948 in Nyack Hospital, Rockland, Ny, at 70 years of age. His body was interred 27 Apr 1948 in Summit Park Cem, Rockland, Ny. He married Clara Potts. (Clara Potts is #117.) Clara was born in New York, Usa 1885. Clara died 10 Nov 1966 in Spring Valley, Rockland, Ny, at 81 years of age. Her body was interred 12 Nov 1966 in Summit Park Cem, Rockland, Ny. 1920 census: Ramapo Township (Election Dist.11), Spring Valley Village, Rockland Co., NY, enumerated 26 and 27 Feb 1920. e.d. 246 p.4A, l.31; occupation=farmer, age at last birthday = 42. 1900 census: Ramapo Township, Rockland Co, NY. e.d.74 p.1 l.62, age at last birthday=22 1880 census: Ramapo Township, Rockland Co, NY. v.86 e.d.57 p.4 l.33 b.1877 per Helen Hamilton Ackerly July 1996. !DEATH: per printout of Summit Park Cemetery dated 03/07/96 from Sally Dewey. grave 17/F, #455, 2d from NE corner, undertaker: A.B.Sniffen, d. Nyack Hospital, age 69y 3m 8d.

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